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Job title Senior Developer (SITS)

Department Digital, Data & Technology Group

Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263

Grade Grade 7

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Thursday 04 July 2024

Closing date Sunday 21 July 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH11869

Applicant Visa Guidance Skilled Worker visa: guidance for applicants (bath.ac.uk)

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Senior Developer (SITS)

The Digital, Data & Technology Group is looking for a Senior Developer (Student Systems).

About the role

The University of Bath (UoB) is embarking on the next stage of its digital transformation journey. A key part of this is to transform the way in technology services are delivered. The Digital, Data & Technology Department (DDaT) is a passionate community of technical experts who provide digital, data and technology services that are accessible, relevant, and secure. We are motivated by helping people solve problems, be more effective in what they do today and innovating to raise the bar of what can be achieved in future. 

Significant change in service provision is anticipated and it is vital to have effective, proactive engagement with other departments and faculties. This will address a key improvement required within the Evolution project to develop and maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders to deliver greater efficiency, coherence, cooperation, and coordination. 

The Senior Developer role sits within the Delivery & Operations pillar within DDaT. As a Senior Developer (Student Systems) within the Platforms & Applications group, you will be responsible for the development, configuration, support and maintenance of our Tribal SITS software and related applications, services, and integrations.

There is a market supplement of up to £4,000 available at our discretion, based on skills and experience.

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent basis.  

About you 

You will be a subject matter expert and trusted partner, working professionally and collaboratively with colleagues, business stakeholders, business analysts and project managers, to develop, configure, support, and maintain software, applications, services, and integrations that deliver the required business outcomes.

Capable of operating across a wide-ranging technology stack including SaaS, PaaS, Commercial off the Shelf as well as in-house custom developed, Senior Developers have the knowledge and skills necessary to take functional and non-functional requirements and to develop software systems to a high standard, working in-line with the agreed project portfolio while using and sharing good practices, processes, and methods.

What we can offer you:

Find out more about our benefits.

We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

*please note the job title Senior Developer (SITS) is for advertising purposes only. Your job title if successful in this position will be Senior Developer (Student Systems).

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